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before becoming a san francisco pilot in 2005. in 2010 his license was put on hold by the booed of pilot commissioners when federal regulators deny add request for a medical waiver the we do not know what the medical condition was but sources say the situation must have been resolved to have been working as a bar pilot yesterday. abc7 was the first to report the ship collision shortly after it happened. follow us at abc7 news bay area on abc7news.com with a slide show with pictures of the damaged ship and the coast guard news conference. >> the san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire is in custody this morning. the san francisco police and marshals arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver last night after getting a tip he was staying at an oakland hotel. he is in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamare, remains in critical condition with severe burns. the two got in an argument on sunday. her sister said he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and went back to the laundromat and he doused her and set her
the stub end of 280 in san francisco. mayor ed lee is talking about it with hopes of creating a new neighborhood and speeding up the arrival of high-speed rail service downtown. the idea is to knock down i-280 before 16th street - eliminating the ramps both at sixth and brannan streets and at fourth and king streets. it would be replaced by a street-level boulevard. the plan also calls for clearing out the adjacent rail yard to make way for a high-speed rail line. >> if you drive a toyota prius or a honda civic hybrid, there are still *thousands of green carpool stickers available. the stickers allow drivers to legally drive solo in california diamond lanes. just over nine-thousand green decals have been issued, which is well below the cap of 40-thousand. the carpool sticker program will end january 1, 2015, and its unclear whether it will be extended. while future exploratorium field trips will take place at the museum's new home at pier 15 in san francisco, one group of students will take over the recently vacated space in the palace of fine arts for an entire school year. the to
to be announced by the mayor today. >> good morning, eric. there are 3,500 restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, and many like sparky here in castro on church street is a favorite but finding a restaurant can be a challenge, a good restaurant. many log on to sites like yelp to make it easier and you can tell how clean and safe a restaurant is. yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide inspection information for the public. it is all in the name of transparency and food safety. many customers love it. >> we want to know it is place has a bad health rating. >> if you go somewhere and it is gross...you don't go there. there are enough places to go you can make your own decision. >> she is not wild about it and prefers to go on first impression. the mayor will announce the partnership with yelp later today at a news conference in washington, dc, where he is attending the conference of mayors. it will be online first and san francisco leading of way the first city in the nation to provide that information. a lot of helpful information. live in the castro for abc7
joins us from san francisco with the new lead in the kevin collins case. good morning, tara. >> reporter: the last person that kevin collins was seen talking to was a tall blond man with a black dog and a person matching that description was a person of interest in the case. used to live at this home here. he has since died. investigators revisiting the case realized that cadaver dogs were never used during the search of a home. san francisco police and fbi agents spent 12 hours out here. they did detect remains under the garage door. this is just blocks from where ten-year-old kevin collins was last seen waiting for a bus after school at masonic and oak back in 1984. >> we were able to pull up the concrete and discovered there were bones located underneath the concrete. medical examiners did respond on scene. they did a preliminary investigation of the bones and they believe it to be animal origin. not human origin. >> reporter: we want to emphasize the people that live in the duplex are not suspects. the man that was a person of interest was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an a
of frost. for the san francisco bay shoreline. the freeze warning is impacting our north bay valleys and east bay interior valleys. judging from the numbers you can see why. we are below freezing already in napa. freezing in fairfield as well. 38 degrees in santa rosa. '40's for san francisco in daly city. this is not your morning low temperatures. temperatures are content to draw closer to sunrise. black ice forming is a possibility. winter weather advisories are in effect from 2:00 a.m. this morning until 8. the national weather service predicting a chilly day for tomorrow. both the freeze warning and frost advisory will be back heading into tomorrow. >> as we take a look at your afternoon highs we would not warm up by much. upper '40's low 50s that is the story here in the bay area. 49 in a city. 50 in san mateo upper '40's for pleasanton and livermore. and 51 in concord. >> satellite and radar shows cold air still coming in from the earlier cold front. we're not dealing with any rain for today a slight chance into tomorrow. beating your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast demons
. >>> a group of roommates in san francisco were the victimles of a robbery this -- victims of a robbery this morning. five men broke into had apartment and held the victims at gun point. the victims said the robbers kept asking for 50 pounds of marijuana they can -- they believed were in the apartment. >> they were looking for something big. >> 15 minutes later they took off with cell phones, electronics, wallets and cash. >>> fight between a father and son left them in the hospital. it happened early this morning. police say the father called 911 around 2:30 a.m. saying he had been stabbed 4 times. officers found his son suffering from trauma to his head. both men were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. >>> father is making a plea tonight to help find his missing daughter. she disappeared in south lake tahoe. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near south lake tahoe with the search that is underway. ken? >> we told you about a press briefing where we learned new information. one, a cell phone signal had been detected, one they didn't know about from alyssa byrne's cell phone.
was hurt. the same suspects are believed involved in both attacks. in san francisco, opening statements scheduled in a new federal cocaine fraud trial for former san francisco crime laboratory technician. a judge declare add mistrail in october after the jury could not reach a verdict. the jury agreed that she took cocaine from the laboratory as she admitted to police but they disagreed whether the prosecution proved she did it by means of deaccept. >> supporters of abortion rights gather to mark the anniversary of roe vs. wade that legalized abortion 40 years ago today the hundreds are expected to attend the rally and walk that starts at 11:30 this morning as los altos youth center and another event at san francisco city hall. seven in ten americans believe roe vs. wade should stand. >> in washington, dc, the presidential inauguration. president obama and first lady stepped out in the formal wear for two balls to celebrate a second term in office. ♪ i'm so in love with you >> the obamas slow damaged as the commander in chief ball as jennifer hudson serenaded them. all eyes were on th
. and today both pro and pro choice activists rallied in san francisco. tens of thousands of demonstrators descended upon downtown san francisco and kron 's alecia reid was there to hear from both sides. >> reporter: that's right vicki, women are standing up all over the bay area to protect their right to choose. people from both sides rallied today. first stop, justin herman plaza. pro choice protestors were making their voices heard >> across the country 70% of people believe in row, so i'm optimistic we're gonna continue to move forward. >> reporter: it was 1973 when the supreme court recognized a woman's right to choose an abortion. this sea of people believe a medical decision should be made between a woman and her doctor.and say they each have to do their part to protect that choice. (sandra fluke, pro choice lawyer) >> we have to keep defending row and defending the rights of women to make their own decisions on their bodies legally, but there's also a more profound fight about access and affordability and insurance coverage and about making sure that people especially in rural area
a san francisco home that could possibly generate leads in a decades old missing person's case. >>> we are following develops news. a six-year-old boy is being held hostage after a deadly shooting on a school bus. >>> changes coming to the golden gate bridge. >>> thank you for joining us it's wednesday, january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. steve paulson is off today. mark tamayo is in. >> we are off to a cool start. you want to bundle up for the next few hours. as my mama always said dress in layers because it will be nice this afternoon. we have temperatures starting out in the 30s and 40s. but then a little warmer into the afternoon hours as readings back up to near 60 degrees. a little bit warmer than yesterday. coming up we will take a look at the forecast highs in your neighborhood and a few more changes developing just in time for your weekend. >>> we begin with a new development in the missing case of a boy that disappeared nearly 30 years ago. they searched a home in the hate ashbury neighborhood. tara moriarty reports that the home is just steps away
arrangements. this is going to be tough. >> san francisco police released a picket of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year-old laurice barrett stole money from a woman in san francisco's tenderloin and when her dog started fighting, he threw the 12-year-old dog into traffic. it died. there is $12,000 reward. >> farmers have to wait to find out if the cold snap did major damage to the crops, freezing temperatures can endanger everything from green vegetables to sit -- citrus fruits. they are trying to raise the temperatures by setting fires which can make the difference between a profitable harvest and losing millions. >> i don't know if it is too little too late but we are warming up. we will take every little bit. >> we will find out when that warm up is coming. it cannot be too soon for some of us. >> especially the farmers and those who pay higher prices. >> the warming trend in the morning lags behind the afternoon warming trend because the nights are too long for the warmth to spill over so you see temperatures close to yesterday. this morning we have frost
traffic. kristen and eric? >> thank you. happening now a san francisco woman is in critical condition with burns to her face after family members say her boyfriend doused her with gasoline and set her on fire. police are searching for the boyfriend, 22-year-old dexter oliver. they were at a laundromat and got in a heated argument. the victim's sister say he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and headed back to the laundromat. amy will have an update from the hospital in 30 minutes. >> two suspects in the murder of two teen girls in oakland are due in court. the 18-year-old powell faces two counts of murder and possibly the death penalty. and another is charged with accessory. the victims were best friend. the 15-year-old and 16-year-old were found shot several times in east oakland in november. witnesses say there was an argument before the deadly shooting. >> a 16-year-old girl injured in a shooting near a high school at millbrae and san bruno border was shot in the stomach and leg across the street from the high school. it happened at 10:30 on saturday night. police did not say
is showing no delays and it is a "spare the air" day. >> the san francisco man accused of doubting his girlfriend on gasoline and setting her on fire is behind bars. amy joins us live with how police took the man into custody. amy? >> kristen, the relatives of the victim can focus their attention on her and her recovery here at st. francis. before he was caught the victim's relatives told me they were feeling very anxious about dexter oliver being on the run trying to help police give them any tips and stay in touch with the investigators. they were worried about their safety. now they can feel relief. police found him last night in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the coup
endless refills. but back here in san francisco, bartenders are saying thanks but no thanks that bars stop serving rowdy patrons. >> back lash that on the mayor suggestion of banning booze on sunday and restrict here. here in the mission cocktails are the speciality . the menu is in the display. thanks for the advice, mayor but we'll serve cocktails come game day. it is their bread and butter and owners say suggesting that hard liquor sales is misguided. the mayor is not talking about prohibition but prevent the drunken violence after the giants won the world series. bar owners say it is their job to responsibly. >> you never serve someone who is drunk in the restaurant or bar. it is against the law. >> i am trying to start a conversation about social responsibility. people should know the limitation. as clint eastwood used to say. they ought to be cognizant that overindulgence in a cell braatory way is hurtful to communitis and to themselves. >> american beverage institute called it a ridiculous idea saying that the city should avoid demonizing a perfectly legal product. >> back in the ba
and was shot. that victim is in sable condition. >> a house fire in san francisco has sent a bedridden individual to the hospital. just before 5:00 when the fire was reported. flames were knocked down in a half hour. one person confined to a bed was taken to the hospital. otherwise no serious injuries have been reported. the red cross has been called out to help those displaced by the fire. >> a stubborn fire at a cupertino cement plant took two hours to get under control. firefighters responded to the fire this morning at 5:45. truck equipment and tires appear to be the only damage. the cause is still under investigation. >>> crews in fairfield have cleared enough debris from the comedy club fire to open neighboring streets. investigators will continue looking for a cuss tomorrow. we we are over the scene friday night. there were no injuries but the business appears be a loss. >>> the warning periodes over for drivers in san francisco. parking enforcement officers were out in force today checking meters. lillian kim joins us live with the details. reporter: the grace period is over fo
. we're taking a live look outside. this is our freeway camera in downtown san francisco. more cars on the road. allow yourself a little bit of extra time if you're headed out to work this morning. as we take a look at those numbers, it is another cold start. mid-30s out the door in santa rosa. it looks like vallejo, you're waking up or staying up to low 40s. a split decision, 30s by the dark purple. this is where we'll be in the 30s. afternoon highs, two colors, light blue and again that purple. i looks like it's a split decision. as we break down those numbers for you, a pretty similar conditions compared to yesterday. 53 in san jose. to the east bay we go. we'll see mostly sunny conditions. pittsburgh, we climb into the upper 40s. as we head to the north bay, a dry day ahead of us for the first day of 2013. upper 40s in dalely city, overall mild, tranquil, quiet conditions here in the weather department. look forward to pretty cold mornings. in fact, a freeze warning is in effect headed into wednesday. as we look ahead, however, we do have the chance of showers, saturday probably
minute trip out of navto into san francisco this our james. >> the 49ers are in new orleans this morning getting ready for the superbowl. >> along with the media and fan frenzy that surround the lead up to the big game. gabe slate was there at the team's santa clara headquarters for hard-core fans lined up to see them off. >> (cheers and applause) hard-core fans came out to which the team look on their journey to the big easy to the big game. >> the journeteam headquarters hope to see the team low to the bus. the teen had to keep a tight schedule so the only lead media into the area where they were loading up. >> we are in the shell of a new stadium being built. there is a lot of security and team handlers heading about. >> the players and coaches do not have time to speak to the press they just walked by. the team seemed upbeat i sauce miles. >> colin kaepernick exported a winter hat. >> once the team was loaded up it was decided that would drive the buses passed the crowds gathered out front. >> hundreds of fans cheered them on. they cannot see through the tinted windows that did not m
is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 news reporter is live in san francisco with details. katie? >> kristen, it has been two weeks since the oil tanker hit the tower of the bay bridge and repair begins today. we are talking about the western span of the bridge, the eastern most tower closest to treasure island, the fender of the tower. it is designed to protect the tower. that is what it does. repair to the fender is going to be costly. the metropolitan transportation committee estimates we are looking at $2 million or $3 million. it is expensive because it is ha
a san francisco transportation 2030 task force calling city and transportation leaders to set down top priorities. he wants to replace the housing authority with a new model and hopes to bring more affordable housing and options to the city. in closing the mayor has said there's a lot of progress during his term but still room to grow. >> if we work together, if we put the people ahead of politics, committing them to unleashing extraordinary talents then i don't have a single doubt that san francisco will be forever strong for us and for our future and for future generations. thank you and go 9ers! >> of course, yes, he had to throw in that for our super bowl hopefuls. in addition to that, he talked about other success with our sports teams. the giants' big win, also the warriors moving to the city over the next five years. no comment on also how the 49ers will be moving to santa clara. but we want to make note that the mayor also touched upon jobs and his plan for improving that growth in our city for infrastructure as well as promoting small
city by the bay. so you think it was cold today? san francisco? >> i have warmer pockets these are heat warmer for my pockets. >> only 50. >> i know but i'm freezing. i have got 5 laers at least. >>reporter: 5 layers with not a drop of snow on the ground. just a whips of steam escaping from the downtown manhole. weÑç are trying hardship with packer fans arriving en masse for play off game tomorrow. aren't you worried about the cold. >> worried about the cold? we are playing the frozen tundra. >>reporter: do you still think it's cold. consider alternative. you could have been a crab today. >> certainly not cold for the crabs. no. not at all. >>reporter: look at us. kept our hands fingers in our pocket assuming we had pockets. we hugged ourselves on street corners. only in the most december president circumstances did we linger in the elements. >> the lure is the company. >>reporter: why would you make this man eat outside. >> there wasn't enough seating inside. >>reporter: yet on day so cold so frenl id so full of hardship it took just 2 minutes for to us
commute, as you move into san francisco it is light. headed south on 101 from santa rosa it is looking good. and slowing from the central valley but it picks up through livermore and the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 from hayward to san mateo under 15 minutes. kristen and katie? >> in the last hour work crews on the bay bridge ended a long night to continue the installation of 25,000 l.e.d. lights. amy will tell us, this is all for a new art project live from the embarcardero. amy? >> all in the name of art. they let us join them up there. look at the access we were given on this first overnight shift of the installlation. the plan is to have 25,000 l.e.d. lights grace the western span of the bridge. they will flicker, dim, brighten and have pretty patterns for two years. the artist says he is also assessing and creating while he installs. >> we are 40 percent of the way there in terms of installation and soon we will be able to turn on lights and seeing what they can do. it is something i can not jut create in the studio in new york and send the file down. i have to sit here, be with
in new orleans when they win the super bowl. >> they were here in the bay area in san francisco for world series, and we're told they occasionally pop in over in oakland for a raider game. >> police want to you take a look at a sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a 3-year-old girl out of her mother's arms. here it s police say it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man began chet chathing with them around 5:30 last night. >> he kneeled down to talk to my 3-year-old picked her up by her ankles and started to pull her from me. her bots fell off, pants coming off. he was pulling hard. >> neighbors say they did not hear or see anything out of the ordinary police say they're canvassing the area is a follow up on every lead possible. our concern is that if he's willing to be as brazen as he was yesterday evening, who is to say he won't do this again. >> here is a look at the sketch again, police describe the man as about 20, 30 years old, five foot six with a thin build. the mother says he smelled like motor oil. >> the fbi is refusin
-50's to mid-60's. sue? >> we go to san francisco fire crews still out between oak street between octavia and goth with a fire there so avoid that area with fire crews on the scene. otherwise, we have only road work at dumbarton bridge eastbound until 6:00 this morning. we do not see slowing to the newark area. and san jose, northbound 280 road work, there is a sand barrel they are repairing until 7:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting m
between the 49-ers and the atlanta san francisco police are it is said to have taken place at a san francisco hotel early sunday morning. crabtree is cooperating in the investigation. and has not been detained nor arrested. available for further questioning. and is expected to play tomorrow. statement on the incident which says. quote - >> "we are aware of the allegation against michael. and understand that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the 49ers take such matters very seriously. comment at this time. as the legal process is ongoing. comment should be directed to michael's attorney." gary radnich will have more on the 49ers. ahead in sports. >> authorities in the east bay searching for a teenage girl who may have run off with with an older man. 13-year- old delicia moreno. pictured on your screen. was last seen thursday leaving for school in hayward, but she never showed up for class. kron 4's dan kerman reports on how her friends and family are spreading the word about her disppearance. >> the was no indication that she had any plans on leaving or running away. >> famil
is steps away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. >> reporter: san francisco police are expected to release the name and the photo of the man who used to live in this house on masonic. he is longer alive but was a person of interest in the kevin collins. he was questioned after kevin vanished. he had an allah lib by -- alabi. the medical examiner believes the remains that they did found here are that of an animal. the last person kevin collins was talking to was a tall blond man with a big dog -- big dog. the man described like that used to live here. the dogs were never used in the initial search. so that's they came back. >> i just hope there's closure for the family members. very sad story. >> reporter: neighbors we talk to say the school kevin attended st. agnes never recovered after the disappearance, closing a few years later. >> right after that, st. agnes started to pull some of their children out of the school. >> it's concerning. >> reporter: this morning, neighbors are really just amazed that this case has resurfaced. kevin's mother says she feels numb and doesn't know
lanes for the southbound commute, as you move into san francisco it is light. headed south on 101 from santa rosa it is looking good. and slowing from the central valley but it picks up through livermore and the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 from hayward to san mateo under 15 minutes. kristen and katie? >> in the last hour work crews on the bay bridge ended a long night to continue the installation of 25,000 l.e.d. lights. amy will tell us, this is all for a new art project live from the embarcardero. amy? >> all in the name of art. they let us join them up there. look at the access we were given on this first overnight shift of the installlation. the plan is to have 25,000 l.e.d. lights grace the western span of the bridge. they will flicker, dim, brighten and have pretty patterns for two years. the artist says he is also assessing and creating while he installs. >> we are 40 percent of the way there in terms of installation and soon we will be able to turn on lights and seeing what they can do. it is something i can not jut create in the studio in new york and send the file down. i
or was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. >> san francisco public school students get a lesson in online safety today. 55,000 students will be taught the basics of digital citizenship to keep safe online. issues they will tackle are bullying and what to trust online. the district attorney will visit a middle school to see some students taking part in the online safety instruction day. >> the national weather service is issuing a beach hazard for the northern california coast through the weekend. people along the shore should be careful of sneaker waves that can be dangerous. because of the beach hazard spectators will not be allowed on the shoreline for the maverick surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders in the world are gathering in half moon bay for the event that has not been held since 2010. that year several watched from store and injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator area. >> that was all caught on video. that is why people are moved back this year. >> clinching the deal. >> mike told us of sneaker waves. let's find out about that. >> that is what we will have t
. downtown san francisco 42 degrees. yesterday we showed you this map, 20s out there, scooted out to the east. coolest locations in the 20s. lots of 30s and 40s. especially towards san francisco and near the coast line. into had afternoon hours, most areas back up into the 50s. nice recovery. look at the green, that links up with the 60s. warmest locations will approach the 60-degree mark tomorrow afternoon. another thing we will be watching into the weekend will be this, the rain making a come back. here we go. model into friday morning, 10:00. saturday we thicken up the clouds and there we go with the rain off shore. a change in the weekend forecast. coming up we will break the rain chances and the timing of the heaviest rain that could be pushing back in. >> thank you. >>> google scored a partial victory when they found the company did not violate laws. there was no evidence they unfairly favors their own services. but they find google misused pattens on cell phone technology. google agreed to license the technology to the rivals. >> these essential pattens are the cornerstone of the syste
dreams is now deliciously real. >>> we are live in san francisco where investigators dig up a basement in a home looking for clues in the case of a missing boy. we will tell you why they focused on a home in the hate ashbury district. >>> alarming wake up call. what was found on the front door of a south bay home hours ago. >>> see those folks there? see what they are doing? they are taking tolls. that will not happen much longer. those days are coming to an end. we'll tell you what will happen instead. >>> plus what the mayor of san francisco plans to do on super bowl sunday. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 30th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. mark tamayo is in for steve. >> you just said january 30th. already one month is almost down. we could be tracking the storms this time of year but not for today. the dry weather pattern will continue over the next few days. this morning you definitely want to bundle up. mid 30s and 40s. there is the eventual temperature range. coming up we will take a l
and oakland. 52 in san francisco. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows really cold mornings ahead of us. we will be clear no wet weather in the forecast. temperatures will be a bit warmer as we transition into the weekend. we are talking 60s here around the bay area. >> and good looking forecast for the next string of days. as returning to the traffic center not monitoring any hot spots. here's a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. a handful of cars making the trip into san francisco. >> an hour to send whatever is no problems accidents. the drive time is 12 minutes from into end. >> south bound 10 on the golden gate bridge is looking good for those of you coming out of marin county. james. >> thank you erica we will begin our newscast out of the east bay where five people are recovering after being shot in oakland. the incident happened shortly before 8:00 last night. >> we're told all five victims are stable condition. >> police said the suspect left the scene and a car still on the loose this morning. >> of marin county man is in custody after police s
incidents took place. >>> thousands are expected to rally today in san francisco to mark the 40th anniversary of the supreme court decision, legalizing abortion. organizers say that the pro- life event will begin with a mass at st. mary's cathedral, followed by a rally at the civic center plaza. protesters will then walk down market street to justin herman plaza starting at 1:30 this afternoon. they expected it to be the largest pro-life event on the west coast. >>> more than two dozen women rights groups are planning the counterprotest to the pro life rally. several san francisco supervisors and the birth control advocates planned to attend the pro choice rally today. fluke made headlines last year when they called her a prostitute after testifying before congress about the need for access to birth control. a rally will include a flash mob performed by members of dance without borders. >>> the san francisco 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree can turn all his attention back to the super bowl now that it appears assault charges will not be filed against him. a woman had claimed t
francisco, oakland , and san jose. in san francisco, flu trends shows that there is intense flu activity, much higher than in previous years. over in oakland, there's high activity and finally in the south bay google flu trends says that there is also high activity in san jose. >> we wanted to bring her back in with some inconsistencies. they read interview the mother in chief finally admitted that the entire store was a fabrication. she is considered a suspect with a criminal investigation. we will be discussing the case with the district attorney. and moving forward in hopes of filing charges of a false police report. developing tonight.hayward police are looking for a gunman involved in a shooting. >> the workshop and anchor that this attempted the shock -- and the anger was all a hoax. we were here when family members parked their car on the driveway and walked inside without speaking to the media. it is possible that the mother was one of them. the girls are trusted one of the adults as mother. they were even considering starting a neighbor of watch program because of the alleged ab
have critics fuming. >>> a san francisco-based media company suddenly sold the surprising buyer's workers' worry about their future. >>> and surveillance video of a man running from a crime. what police say he did to a helpless animal. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> it's wednesday, january 2nd. i'm maureen naylor in for gasia tonight and this is bay area news at 7:00. the new year begins with a big bang on wall street thanks to a large part to a new tax deal that averts the fiscal cliff. stocks today scored their larger gains in more than a year. the dow gained 308 points. the nasdaq sored 92, a gain of more than 3%. over the past two trading sessions, the dow is up 474 points. that's a boost of more than 3 and a half percent in just two days. over the entire year of 2012, the dow gained 7%. continuing coverage now from reporter brian todd and some of the questionable tax perks contained in the deal. >> the tax perks for some industries that have been extended in this might just make you blow a gasket like gaskets found on
out of san francisco. where police are involved in a standoff with an armed man. kron 4's scott rates is live in the richmond district with the latest. scott? >> reporter: >> oi just checked with police and they are still confirming that he is barricaded himself inside. it is still a very active scene. this is as far up as i can get. as i show you this is the crisis negotiation team. they are trying to get some progress. several swat team members running across the street. this started at 3:00 p.m. and there were shots fired inside this home. they heard someone screaming and i also saw the bullet hole right through that front door toward that is when officers walked out and this began. and some of these nearby homes have been evacuated. there also reports from police that this man is mentally unstable and is in sight alone. in side-alone. we can see the swat team. and running across the street it looks like they are going right through this neighborhood. and there are several swat team members they could be possibly gaining entrance. i will keep you updated and i will stay out here. >
the largest light sculpture. our reporter is live in san francisco with a look at the first segment of the project. >> a lot of you watching this are just starting the day. they are up there wrapping their day up working all night, installing the first of 25,000 l.e.d. lights with upclose access to their work overnight. look at this. the team on the project says it will be the largest light sculpture. it will be almost two miles wide and 500' high honoring the 75th anniversary of the bridge. a lot of thought has gone into the details. >> intelligent lighting. each can be controlled individually with a lost accuracy. that is what is unique. that involves a big network and data and things that most people do not want to be aware of. >> the land is to finish the construction in february and you will see the finished product on the western span of the year. it will be here for two years and they were flip the switch march 5, two months from tomorrow. >> amy, thank you. friends and family of a missing 19-year-old petaluma girl resume their search in lake tahoe area after last being seen
first year in the san francisco he was great with making 44 of the 52 field goals. so far, not as much and gary radnich will have more coming up with a possible replacement for david acres. that is coming up. >> catherine: he's arguably the most vocal member of the san francisco giants. now - sergio romo is being accused of being a little 'too' vocal with airport security workers in las vegas. the relief pitcher is in trouble after an outburst in the security line. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with more. >> reporter: catherine, you and i both know that sergio romo is one of the most colorful players on the san francisco giants. during the world series parade he wore a shirt that said, i just look illegal, an image that went viral. las vegas police say on new year's day between 8:30 and 9 there was an outburst between a tsa agent and romo. tsa officials tell me romo was unable to provide identification required of travelers. this is a picture posted on new year's eve showing sergio romo at a nightclub in vegas called haze. in the photo you'll see that he's alo
spending could hurt southern california. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new at 6:00 p.m., police investigators were spending new year's eve trying to solve that town's first homicide in 40 years. ktvu's robert handa joins us live with significant developments in the case. >> reporter: it hasn't been much of a holiday season for police investigators. there are four suspects in custody and detectives are still working the case today. >> reporter: new year's eve was another day of investigation for the police department as detectives searched for evidence in the death of a man killed november 30 during a possible home invasion. today police had the company that installed the gate security company checking for clues. >> will give a time stamp of the last 100 commands. we are trying to get a time stamp of who entered and when. >> reporter: a man was arrested saturday, and another man on december 27 in oakland and the day before that another man was arrested while already in custody for a burglary charge. another man was the first suspect arrested december 18. police st
san francisco home. they are digging for clues in the cold case of 10 year-old kevin collins who went missing almost 30 years ago. >> good morning it is wind's aim anny hong . >> i am james. it was back in 1984 when 10 year-old kevin collins went missing. he was last seen leaving basketball practice at st. agnes school in the haight . >> we have a map that shows the important location the story. after living say agnes school cannon was last seen at a bus stop on oak street and masonic. the bones that police on earth are located in a home on masonic near page street. we've since learned of the maize appear to have belonged to an animal and are not human although investigators say more testing needs to be done. kron 4 spoke to kevin collins mother over the phone. she shared her thoughts. moments after the police told her about initial search at a home. >> i have been numb that is all i can say. it is hurtful to see them at that age especially my son who was a year older than kevin. he is the same size as kevin was. i can look at him and say that is how can unlooked. >> it all comes up.
lobbying against laws that restrict access to guns. >> thank you. a state lawmaker from san francisco is introducing a bill aimed at reducing gun violence in california. democratic senator wants to bolster the assault weapons ban. it calls for banning the use of bullet buttons that allow shoot wees to change magazines quickly on military-style rifles. the bill bans the use of magazines that contain more than ten bullets. the national rifle association has not responded to a request for a comment. >> gun violence claimed the life in east palo alto with a second victim in critical condition a block from east palo alto police headquarters. police say a 24-year-old was killed after being shot several times. a second man showed up at the medical center with wounds believed from the same shooting. investigators are looking for a motive and suspects in the case. >> police are looking for a plank robber and asking for help identifying the criminal novato. the robbery happened thursday before 4:00 when this man entered the west america bank. no weapon was used or seen. no one was injured. the
in instruction tomorrow, and giants coach's band is donating proceeds to the family. >> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusation stems from an encounter with a woman at a hotel two weeks after the playoff win over green bay. the d.a. determined this was not enough evidence to prosecute crabtree. the super bowl bound 49ers say we can now put this behind us and move forward. >> japan's airways canceled all flights between shows and tokyo because of the problems with the boeing 787 dreamliner. we captured the arrival of the ana first nonstop between tokyo and silicon valley. regulators in japan and the united states grounded the new jumbo jets after a series of problems including fires caused by the jet's battery. boeing says the bobo -- boeing 787 dreamliner is safe but being checked out by authorities worldwide. >> taking revenge on so-called revenge porn website. the lawsuit against x-rated sites that put foe those of women without their permission and why they face an uphill battle. >> 49ers fever c
't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who congius indicated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch those going too far with their rivalry. >> this was our first pro ball we ever attended together. 49ers had such a great season and for them to finally pull ahead and hopefully advance is fantastic to see. >> yeah, awesome. 49ers! >> fran police made an untold number of arrests for bad behavior and a number of spectators were ejected from the stadium for bothering other fans. from candlestick park, john alston, abc7 news. >> if you did not have the hundreds of dollars to buy the ticket to the game, you could go out and watch with crowds of 49ers fans and even a few cheese heads. sergio has that part of the story. >>> just minutes before kickoff we met 49ers fan dominique and packers fan andrew. they packed into this public along with hundreds of other football fans. they came here because of a mutual friend. >> one of my friends told me he had
or lose the super bowl is bound to bring fans into the streets of san francisco and that's something police are already planning for. ktvu's debra villalon is live now in the city where the world is going out, party peacefully, deborah. >> reporter: we're looking at the ferry building it is glowing red. people spill into the streets sunday as the 49ers win their super bowl berth. it looked a lot like when the giants won the world series. >> it's in the works at this time to ensure that we cover all the bases. >> reporter: planning at sfpd is already underwaeup for super bowl sunday. unlike yesterday it will be dark when the game ends which is a factor. >> when it's at nighttime, people tend to drink a little bit more. >> reporter: as fans cruise there will be a multitude of officers on hand looking for drunk and dangerous behavior. last night a dozen arrests were made. most for public intoxication. but with bigger crowds and a bigger celebration, comes a bigger risk to munni. vandals on market street set this bus on fire destroying it after the last giant's championship. they took af
a live look from our roof camera looking at downtown san francisco. the building is live up in gold and red. i presume in honor of the 49ers as they move closer to the superbowl. we will have more coverage on that. first let us give update on weather and traffic. good morning erica. >> good morning james a lot of people will be excited about the forecast. temperatures in the south bay near seven degrees.70 degre >> clear conditions in mild weather as we head into the evening hours. >> richmond at 45. upper '30's in napa. into the afternoon looking at upper 60s. napa at 67. santa rosa at 67 also. 66 for san jose and fremont. 63 in san mateo. >> satellite and radar picture shows clear conditions of the bay area. no rain clouds to talk about. the storm track is being guided well to our north. you can thank the offshore winds for keeping temperatures on the warmer side into the afternoon. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights just that. >> similar conditions as we head into friday. amex of clouds for saturday and sunday. not much change starting to work week. tuesday n
. the announcement came friday night from the san francisco district attorney's office. they say the police department's investigation is complete and that no charges will be filed against crabtree at this time. crabtree was accused of assault after an alleged incident at a san francisco hotel the morning of january the 13th. >> the 49ers released this statement, stating " we are pleased to learn of the san francisco district attorney's announcement following a thorough review of the matter. michael and the team cannot put this behind us and 04. " >> the 49ers are getting ready to hit the road tomorrow to had to door lanes for the big dance. quarterback colin kaepernick and the team on the practice field friday. kaepernick says that he spoke with niners a legend steve young recently, his advice was, to niners a legyou can't moveg the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv
bay area. >> new this morning, the san francisco race nope for its crazy costumes and inebriated runners has new trouble. amy joins us live from howard treats. this is just four months before the big race takes place. >> not good timing. the problem is there is not a lot of time to recover. according to the "san francisco chronicle", we they have dropped out as the sponsor and the redwood city company did not explain, saying "no comment" to the paper. this would have been their third year as a sponsor of the race, which has had recent troubles maintaining sponsorship. they were the 3rd sponsor in 10 years. it is expensive. it costs from $250,000 to $500,000. it is also a controversial race. residents have complained about the drinking on the race and what a nuisance it has become for the neighborhood. the general manager of the race down plays this saying that they will go on, with or without a sponsor. it is set to start right here may 19, next to the bay, and wind its way through the city and end at the breakers of ocean beach. >> amy, thank you. a judge will decide where a man
starts now. >> the san francisco 49ers are prepareing for the raiders. the deficit go police department are prepared for what they call possible knuckleheads. >> the 49ers a waking up enormous this morniin new orleag will hear from some of the players and the coach. >> before we do that let us get a update of weather and traffic. in live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. >> let us find out about the forecast erica morning erica. >> we have a weak system passing by you will notice some high clouds in the distance. mildcool in some spot. locations in the north bay, an east bay interior valleys are in the '30's. most of us are waking up to '40's and to the afternoon. pretty much everyone will be in the '50s. >> the wins will start to die down and we are looking at mostly clear skies--the winds. >> 37 in santa rosa. 46 then navato . >> upper '40's and san francisco. >> i will have the highs coming up in my next report. the morning george. >> the morning erica a quick commute check no hot spots right now. a typical back up at the bay bridge. 16-18 minutes. >> your quick commute check shows
at a housing project in san francisco's mission district. david stevenson live in the city. the new surveillance video you obtained from the owner of that corner store. >> reporter: that's right. the crash, gasia, had some surveillance video that was taken in the store behind me but the crash happened right here just after 8:00 a.m. it sent the cars spinning onto the sidewalk and crashing right into the storefront. this surveillance video shows the devastating impact of a deadly crash in san francisco's mission district this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with a report of shots fired from a car parked at a public housing complex on valencia and 15th. police pulled over the driver of this black chevy. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle. >> reporter: skid marks show where the white toyota sedan was struck and skidded through the intersection, smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown aga
but he suffered brain injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation. >> a federal judge in san francisco is expected to rule by the end of this month on whether to overturn the ban on public nudity. opponents went to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free speech. a written ruling is expected before the end of the month. >> next we have traffic and weather together on the only news and a like look outside here at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic starting to back medium here. we do have a bill problem southbound 280 south of 92 and sue hall will have that and our meteorologist, mike naturally, will talk about the "spare the air" day. >> man walks in to an apartment store -- into a department start with >> it is a friday morning. we have been tracking the fog and it has been thickest in santa rosa. and again this morning. and we could have block ice there because it is below freezin
which includes guns coming from san francisco and contra costa county and marin county, you can find the information on our web site at abc 7 news.com see it on tv we have a link to it and it will take about 30 days for them to raise the cash but next monday martin luther king jr. birthday they are going to have another buy-back program. they will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but they are hoping for another big turn out. reporting from police headquarters here in novato. abc 7 news. >> tomorrow president obama will propose new federal assault weapon ban and background check of all gun buyers. mean while today new york state voted in the nation toughest gun restrictions. governor cuomo signed the bill. out law military style weapon. restrict ammunition magazine to 7 rounds. and requires background check to buy bullet. another provision requires mental health professionals to tell state authorities if a patient threatens to use a gun illegally. >> develop nuts tonight. japan 2 largely east airline grounded the flight of boeing 787 dream liner. after the latest safety
miles from downtown dallas. this new stadium more than 40 miles from downtown san francisco. so how in the world do you get here on public transportation? >>> reporter: it may not look like much but the vta light rail station is closest to the new stadium. just imagine what it will look like after 68,000 people spill out after a game and another nearby station which serves nearby amtrak and ace train, riders can already feel the chaos. what's it going to mean for a little train station like this? >> oh, too small. >> reporter: but if you are coming to the new stadium from points north, these stations could be in your future. caltrain takes about 45 minutes from downtown san francisco to mountain view and that's where you'll have to transfer to a vta light rail for another 20- minute ride. >> it's mountain view to elmont. >> reporter: vta planners are working to speed up the journey as part of a larger improvement project. >> we're looking the express service that goes directly from the caltrain station in mountain view to the stadium. >> reporter:
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